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You Can Call Me Al  Paul Simon

metonymo tab
[F]C/g [133211]332010
Hb/g 3x3333
Gm 3x0333
^ Strum down
v Strum upwards
(For the triplet bass notes:
Hb/g and Gm: barre with index finger, and thumb holds e-string and mutes a-string.
Also faster to play the F chord with tumb on the e-string.)
(May be easier to play in G, so at the bottom I ve included a version in G).
Intro og ref.
("If you'll be my bodyguard...")
[F] [C] [C] [Bb] [F] [C] [C] [F]  

[F] [C] [C] [Bb] [F] [C] [C] [F]  

Vers, part 1
("A man walks down the street..."):
[F] [C] [F] [Gm] [F] [C]  

^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v
Variation for part 1 (Chords instead of triplet bass):
[F] [C] [F] [Gm] [F] [C]  

^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v
Vers, part 2
(from "Bonedigger" to ref.):
F Gm C/g

^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v
Bone-digger, bone-digger Dogs in the moon-light
Intro: F C C Hb / F C C F
[F]A man [C]walks down the[F] street
[Gm]He says why am I [F]soft in the [C]middle now
Why am I soft in the middle
The rest of my life is so hard
I need a photo-opportunity
I want a shot at redemption
Don't want to end up a cartoon
In a cartoon graveyard
[F]Bonedigger, bonedigger
[Gm]Dogs in the [C]moonlight
Far away my
well-lit door
Mr. Beerbelly, Beerbelly
Get these mutts away from me
You know I don't find this stuff
amusing anymore
[F]If you'll be my [C]bodygu[C]ard[Bb]
I can [F]be your [C]long [C]lost [F]pal
I can call you Betty
And Betty when you call me
You can call me Al
A man walks down the street
He says why am I short of attention
Got a short little span of attention
And wo my nights are so long
Where's my wife and family
What if I die here
Who'll be my role-model
Now that my role-model is
Gone, gone
He ducked back down the alley
With some roly-poly little
bat-faced girl
All along, along
There were incidents and accidents
There were hints and allegations ...
A man walks down the street
It's a street in a strange world
Maybe it's the Third World
Maybe it's his first time around
He doesn't speak the language
He holds no currency
He is a foreign man
He is surrounded by
The sound, the sound
Cattle in the marketplace
Scatterlings and orphanages ...
He looks around, around
He sees angels in the architecture
Spinning in infinity
He says Amen! and Hallelujah!
Or in G:
Intro: G D D C / G D D G
[G]A man [D]walks down the[G] street
[Am]He says why am I [G]soft in the [D]middle now ...
[G]Bonedigger, bonedigger
[Am]Dogs in the [D]moonlight ...
[G]If you'll be my b[D]odygua[D]rd[C]
I can [G]be your [D]long [D]lost [G]pal ...

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